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date: 17 June 2024

Ankara, Battle of. 

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Steven W. ReinertSteven W. Reinert, Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan

In 1402, on the Çubuk plain north of Ankara (Ankyra), the Ottomans, whose power had been rapidly expanding, suffered a temporary setback when they were decisively defeated by the Mongols. The battle took place on 28 July (... ...

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